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December 21, 2018
By James Taylor, Jay Lehr, H. Sterling Burnett, Tom Harris, Robert Bradley, Ron Arnold, Cedric Keith, Mischa Popoff
"The Trump administration deserves strong praise for standing up for American consumers and affordable energy." - James Taylor
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Energy
August 2, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., James Taylor, H. Sterling Burnett, Daniel Sutter, Mischa Popoff, James H. Rust, Kenneth Haapala, Jay Lehr
“If adopted, this regulation would be another promise kept by President Donald Trump.” - Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
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Environment
Energy
Climate Change
April 4, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett, Frederick D. Palmer, Bette Grande, Mischa Popoff
“It is time to end CAFE standards entirely.” - H. Sterling Burnett
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Environment
July 25, 2017
By Isaac Orr, Frederick D. Palmer, H. Sterling Burnett, Tim Benson, Bette Grande, James Taylor, James H. Rust, Tom Sheahen, Michelle Smith, Mischa Popoff
‘All praise to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and President Donald Trump for reversing the Obama administration’s anti-fossil fuels, anti-fracking rule on lands of the United States.’ – Fred Palmer
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Energy
Environment
April 21, 2017
By S. Fred Singer (1924 - 2020), Isaac Orr, Tim Benson, H. Sterling Burnett, Bette Grande, Frederick D. Palmer, Tom Harris, Mischa Popoff
"I am truly sorry to see a ‘March for Science’ mixed up with all this. It is likely to hurt science and scientists by painting them as purely partisan and political." - S. Fred Singer
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Environment
Climate Change
Energy
Environment
February 28, 2017
By Richard J. Trzupek, Isaac Orr, H. Sterling Burnett, Mischa Popoff, Bette Grande, Walter Cunningham, Walter Starck
"I think America needs an EPA, but we need an EPA that’s focused on protecting the environment, not on satisfying the whims of environmentalists" - Rich Trzupek
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Environment
Climate Change
January 9, 2017
By Jay Lehr, H. Sterling Burnett, Isaac Orr, Tim Benson, James Taylor, Steve Goreham, Mischa Popoff
"Few people are better suited to undertake the radical reforms necessary to bring the federal regulatory behemoth to heel." - H. Sterling Burnett
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Environment
Climate Change
Energy
November 9, 2016
By Peter Ferrara, Michael Hamilton, Jesse Hathaway, Dr. Donald J. Devine, Lennie Jarratt, H. Sterling Burnett, Tim Benson, Robert Zubrin, Isaac Orr, Robert G. Holland, Heather Kays, Paul Driessen, Dan Miller, Larry Kaufmann, Donn Dears, Charles Battig, Brendon Swedlow, Jane M. Orient, M.D., Neal Schuerer, Bradley A. Smith, Twila Brase, Joe Cobb, Matt A. Mayer, Thomas A. Firey, Bernard (Bud) Weinstein, James H. Rust, Linda Gorman, Devon Herrick, Jason Bedrick, Nick Dranias, Lawrence H. White, Howard Segermark, James E. Enstrom, Mischa Popoff, Clifford Thies, Peter R. Cook, Charles N. Steele, Gerard Gianoli, M.D., Brian R. Forrest, M.D., Cedric Keith, Michael Schaus, Benita M. Dodd, Roger Stark, M.D., Kathy Hoekstra, Sandra Stotsky
In the November 8 election, Donald Trump won the presidency and Republicans retained control of the House and Senate. In state races, Republicans expanded their majorities in state legislatures and gubernatorial mansions.
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Government & Politics
Energy
Taxes
Environment
Climate Change
Health Care
Regulation
Education
FIRE
September 12, 2016
By H. Sterling Burnett, Tim Benson, Bette Grande, Walter Starck, Tom Harris, Mischa Popoff
On Thursday, California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed into law a bill that requires the state to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions by 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030, the most-stringent standards in the United States.
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Environment
Climate Change
January 13, 2016
By Peter Ferrara, Lennie Jarratt, Gary MacDougal, Isaac Orr, David L. Applegate, Bette Grande, Jane M. Orient, M.D., Christopher Garbacz, James H. Rust, Kenneth Haapala, Marc Morano, Jeff Stier, Mischa Popoff, Clifford Thies
President Barack Obama on Tuesday night delivered his final State of the Union Address, touching on climate change, energy policy, education, health care, the economy, and his legacy after nearly two terms in the White House.
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Education
Law
Taxes
Government Spending
Environment
Energy
Health Care
FIRE
November 6, 2015
By James Taylor, Isaac Orr, H. Sterling Burnett, Richard J. Trzupek, James H. Rust, Marita Noon, Mischa Popoff, Tom Harris, Marc Morano
President Barack Obama today announced he has rejected construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, a project of TransCanada that would bring crude oil from Alberta to American refineries.
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Energy
April 21, 2015
By Jay Lehr, H. Sterling Burnett, Bette Grande, Tom Harris, James H. Rust, Mischa Popoff, Richard J. Trzupek, Alan Caruba (1938-2015)
Tomorrow is Earth Day, observed by ecologists and environmentalists every year since 1970.The following statements from environmental and energy policy experts at The Heartland Institute – a free-market think tank – may be used for attribution.
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Environment
April 21, 2015
By Jay Lehr, H. Sterling Burnett, Bette Grande, Tom Harris, James H. Rust, Mischa Popoff, Richard J. Trzupek, Alan Caruba (1938-2015)
Tomorrow is Earth Day, observed by ecologists and environmentalists every year since 1970.The following statements from environmental and energy policy experts at The Heartland Institute – a free-market think tank – may be used for attribution.
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Environment
April 7, 2015
By Mischa Popoff
As far as organic stakeholders are concerned, genetically modified organisms (GMOs) must be banned. Even new GMO crops that would provide benefits to organic farmers and the world’s poor are out.
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Environment
April 7, 2015
By Craig Idso, H. Sterling Burnett, Paul Driessen, Tom Harris, Mischa Popoff, Alan Caruba (1938-2015)
The White House released a plan today called “Actions to Protect Communities From The Impacts of Climate Change,” which seeks to link global warming to threats to human health.
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Environment
Health Care
December 17, 2014
By H. Sterling Burnett, Richard J. Trzupek, Taylor Smith, Paul Crovo, Marita Noon, Mischa Popoff
The environmental commissioner of the state of New York today said he will ban hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as “fracking,” in his state following a study by the New York Department of Conservation.
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Environment
October 9, 2014
By Craig Idso, James Taylor, Kenneth Haapala, Tom Harris, H. Sterling Burnett, James H. Rust, Marc Morano, John Coleman (1934-2018), Mischa Popoff, Alan Caruba (1938-2015)
According to satellite data released this month by Remote Sensing Systems (RSS), which provides data used by NASA, NOAA, and the National Science Foundation, the global mean surface temperature has not risen for 18 consecutive years.
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Environment
September 30, 2014
By James Taylor, H. Sterling Burnett, Ben Boychuk, S. T. Karnick, Mischa Popoff, Alan Caruba (1938-2015)
California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) on Tuesday signed SB270, a bill that bans single-use plastic shopping bags. The law takes effect on January 1, enforced against stores that are at least 10,000 square feet.
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Environment
April 30, 2014
By Mischa Popoff
Wouldn’t making it in America be easy if you could just pass laws to put your competition out of business? That’s precisely what’s being attempted by anti-GMO organic activists across America today.
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Environment
April 6, 2014
By Mischa Popoff
[NOTE: Patrick Moore, the co-founder of Greenpeace, is the co-author of this post.]“Once an activist, always an activist.”– The Activist’s Handbook: 1000 Ways to Politically and Socially Activate Your Life, Revolutionary Books, 2012.
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Environment
February 5, 2014
By Jay Lehr, Steve Stanek, S. T. Karnick, Mischa Popoff, Vincent H. Smith
Congress this week passed a $956 billion farm bill that President Barack Obama plans to sign Friday during a trip to Michigan.
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Taxes
Government Spending
January 10, 2014
By Mischa Popoff
Almost everyone these days uncritically accepts that the solution to antibiotic-resistant disease is to use fewer antibiotics. What about using more antibiotics? More varieties that is.
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Health Care
November 6, 2013
By Mischa Popoff
“[T]he GM debate is over. It is finished. We no longer need to discuss whether or not it is safe. … You are more likely to get hit by an asteroid than to get hurt by GM food.
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Environment
September 26, 2013
By Mischa Popoff
Nowhere is the art of bureaucratic precaution and obfuscation practiced with greater enthusiasm and single-minded efficiency than in Europe. And nowhere is this more in evidence than in Europe’s battle against technological progress in farming.
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July 19, 2013
By Mischa Popoff
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits synthetic nitrogen fertilizer in organic production and encourages natural compost. But it does not test for un-composted feces, relying instead on record-keeping and record-checking.
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Environment
July 7, 2013
By Mischa Popoff
A recent hepatitis outbreak in USDA “certified-organic” frozen berry mix has people worrying and wondering what steps are being taken to ensure that organic food is safe. Unfortunately, not many.
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Environment
March 4, 2013
By James Taylor, Kenneth Haapala, Mischa Popoff, Alan Caruba (1938-2015), Jay Lehr
President Barack Obama told reporters Monday morning he is choosing EPA Assistant Administrator Gina McCarthy to succeed Lisa Jackson as head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
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Environment
February 14, 2013
By Jay Lehr, Steve Stanek, Mischa Popoff, John McAdams (1945 - 2021), Alan Caruba (1938-2015), James DeLong, Walter Starck
Sens. Bernie Sanders and Barbara Boxer today introduced a bill to tax carbon emissions on entities such as coal mines, oil refineries, and natural gas processing points.
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Environment
November 28, 2012
By Mischa Popoff, Jay Lehr
Editor’s Note: This is the fourth and final installment in a series of articles by Mischa Popoff and Jay Lehr on modern agriculture and organic farming.With only rare exceptions, all food production is completely unnatural.
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Environment
November 15, 2012
By Mischa Popoff
Heartland Institute Reacts toNew Federal Organic Certification Rule The U.S.
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Environment
October 1, 2012
By Mischa Popoff, Jay Lehr
Editor’s Note: This is the third in a series of articles by Mischa Popoff and Jay Lehr on modern agriculture and organic farming.
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Energy
Environment
September 24, 2012
By Mischa Popoff
A study reported in the journal Nature shows it’s time to put the thirty years' war between organic and conventional agriculture behind us.
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Energy
Environment
September 9, 2012
By Jay Lehr, Mischa Popoff
Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series of articles by Mischa Popoff and Jay Lehr on modern agriculture and organic farming. Part 1 is here.
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Environment
September 4, 2012
By Mischa Popoff
Dr. Dena Bravata, a senior research affiliate at Stanford University, today released a study indicating organic food is no better than regular food. (See: “Are Organic Foods Safer or Healthier Than Conventional Alternatives?
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Environment
August 30, 2012
By Mischa Popoff
The United States Department of Agriculture Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture (AC21) this week agreed to a compensation process for farmers who can prove they suffered economic losses from the presence of genetically
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Environment
 

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